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Contact forms not landing in your inbox? Grab this fix.

By Krista Smith / March 27, 2018
Contact forms not landing in your inbox? Grab this Fix from Krista Smith at WebDesignerBeautySchool.com

How many times have you been frustrated that your contact forms are not landing in your inbox? Or worse yet, your client’s gorgeous new website is not routing any of her forms to her inbox. She’s missing leads, opportunities, and business. Your reputation is on the line. We’ve all been there. The biggest reason why…

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Join our Web Design Tech Lab, Today!

By Krista Smith / March 19, 2018
Join the Web Design Tech Lab run by Katy Martin and Krista Smith

We’ve recently opened up a free community on Facebook called Web Design Tech Lab. We’d love to have you join the conversation. The Web Design Tech Lab is a super supportive community of creative entrepreneurs led by Katy Martin and Krista Smith. This is the go-to-place that will help you make decisions on the tech…

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Three Places You Need to Confidently Locate When Using Beaver Builder

By Krista Smith / September 12, 2017
Three Areas You Need to Know About When Building Websites with Beaver Builder by Krista Smith at WebDesignerBeautySchool.com

In today’s post, I’m sharing three areas that you will need to know intimately if you’re going to use the Beaver Builder Theme and Plugin to build websites. I’m going to get right to the bottom line here and save you the time of googling around to find the places where you need to add…

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How to work out exact image sizes for your Beaver Builder website templates

By Katy Martin / September 5, 2017
How to find the exact image sizes for your Beaver Builder website templates... A tutorial by the Web Designer Beauty School

Today I’m sharing a quick video (less than 5 minutes) to share with you a handy way to work out the exact image sizes you will want to use to replace images from Beaver Builder website templates. As a bonus, I run through how I download the image and work with it in an Adobe…

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10 Plugins You No Longer Need if You Use Beaver Builder

By Krista Smith / August 29, 2017
10 Plugins you no longer need when you use Beaver Builder by Krista Smith at WebDesignerBeautySchool.com

Katy and I have been watching and taking part in conversations over the past few months where we’ve been drawn into investigating the buzz around the Beaver Builder Page Builder plugin. When we first encountered page builders, Divi was all the rage. We felt like all the cool kids were using it yet every time…

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Stop wondering what to listen to when you design and code

By Krista Smith / May 30, 2017

Do you ever wonder what others might be listening to as they sit at their laptops designing or coding with confidence? In today’s post, I’m sharing the resources I’ve curated from our students in the Web Designer Strategy Academy course. This is really about the most effective audio that will elevate your work habits and…

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How to approach someone with a terrible website (and not crush their feelings)

By Krista Smith / April 27, 2017
How to approach businesses about an ugly website via Krista Smith @WebDesignerBeautySchool.com

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been at a networking event and I get to know several of the women who share with me what a struggle it is to find clients. The first thing I do is check out their online presence. And I usually discover quite quickly that a big part…

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How to Build a Strong Connection With Your Audience – the Right Way to Use Automation Sequences

By Krista Smith / April 4, 2017
How to Build a Strong Connection With Your Audience via Krista Smith @WebDesignerBeautySchool.com

You’ve set up a MailChimp form to capture emails on your website or coming soon page, and maybe you have even created an opt-in freebie to attract your ideal clients to sign up. They confirm they want to be on your email list and receive your freebie or thank you email. And then… crickets. They…

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The Biggest Mistake You Might Be Making In Your Automation Sequences

By Krista Smith / March 29, 2017
The Biggest Mistake You Might Be Making In Your Automation Sequences via Krista Smith on WebDesignerBeautySchool.com

A open love letter to all of the automating, opt-in sequencing queens out there. ** I wrote this love letter to those of you who might have made this mistake yourselves and even for those of us who allow our clients to fall into the same trap. **   Dear beautiful creative soul, Have you wondered…

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Do I Need an Author Box for my Blog Posts?

By Krista Smith / March 21, 2017
Do I need an author box for my blog posts? via Krista Smith at WebDesignerBeautySchool.com

You’ve decided to blog. You understand the commitment and even have an editorial calendar in place. (Go, you!) You’ve think set up your blog post page to look and feel inviting, function intuitively, and attract your ideal clients. Then you notice an author box at the bottom of your favorite blogger’s last post. You wonder…

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